Deep Water, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deep Water, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Deep Water Census Designated Place had a population of 278 as of July 1, 2017. Deep Water ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Deep Water is located at latitude 38.1204 and longitude -81.2534 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Deep Water Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Deep Water Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586797) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Deep Water Census Designated Place is located within Valley District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deep Water population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Deep Water: Deepwater, Loop Creek.

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Deep Water, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 278
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 230
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 315
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $31,783
Average Household Income $39,362
Per Capita Income $16,116


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $58,108
Average Home Value $78,316


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.29%
Households -0.23% -0.34%
Families 0.52% -0.49%
Median Household Income   -0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Deep Water, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deep Water to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 309 24th
Population Density # 320 21st
Diversity Index # 26 94th
Median Household Income # 322 21st
Per Capita Income # 381 6th

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